List of fishes in Canada

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The following is a list of common fish species known to occur in the lakes and rivers of Canada.

List[edit]

Common name Scientific name Image Notes
Bluegill Lepomis macrochirus[1] Lepomis macrochirus UMFS 2014 2.JPG
Green sunfish Lepomis cyanellus Lepomis cyanellus Raver.jpg
Brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis Salvelinus fontinalis.jpg
Bull trout Salvelinus confluentus Flickr - Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife - 024 bull trout sampling metolius hargrave odfw.jpg
Rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Female Rainbow Trout in hand.JPG
Common carp Cyprinus carpio carpio Cyprinus carpio.jpeg
Fathead minnow Pimephales promelas Pimephales promelas2.jpg
Channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus
Ictalurus punctatus.jpg
Flathead catfish Pylodictis olivaris Pylodictis olivaris.jpg
Lake chub Couesius plumbeus Couesius plumbeus - 01.jpg
Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus Longnose gar, Boston Aquarium.JPG
Spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus Lepisosteus oculatus1.jpg
Northern pike Esox lucius Esox lucius1.jpg
Muskellunge Esox masquinongy Esox masquinongyeditcrop.jpg
Chain Pickerel Esox niger
Esox niger 1.jpg
Pumpkinseed Lepomis gibbosus Lepomis gibbosus PAQ.jpg
Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides Largemouth.JPG
Smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu
Micropterus dolomieu smallmouth bass fish.jpg
Rock bass Ambloplites rupestris Rock Bass.jpg
Ruffe Gymnocephalus cernuus Gymnocephalus cernuus Pärnu River Estonia 2010-01-06.jpg
Walleye Sander vitreus Walleye painting.jpg
White sucker Catostomus commersonii White Sucker, Catostomus commersonii.jpg
Yellow perch Perca flavescens YellowPerch.jpg
Bowfin Amia calva
Amia calva 1908.jpg

References[edit]

  1. ^ Condition-dependent nesting in bluegill sunfish Lepomis macrochirus, Journal of Animal Ecology 2006; 75: 627–633.